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robcon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-28-11 07:09 AM
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3. Not even a thunder storm in NY yet. Mild rain and no wind to speak of..
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  -Thunder Storm Irene failed to impress..... Joe the Revelator  Aug-28-11 06:59 AM   #0 
  - The families of the 10 people dead (including three children)  qanda   Aug-28-11 07:06 AM   #1 
  - You realize the heat in the midwest has killed way more than that? Where was your outrage over that?  Logical   Aug-28-11 09:02 AM   #33 
     - Huh? Where did I ever say I wasn't upset about anyone losing their life.  qanda   Aug-28-11 09:28 AM   #46 
        - The drama over this storm is only worse than the lack of attention of the heat deaths.  Logical   Aug-28-11 09:29 AM   #47 
  - I'm in VA and am thankful Irene was very much a lady while visiting -  lynne   Aug-28-11 07:08 AM   #2 
  - Even on the coast, the wind was almost a non-issue...  Joe the Revelator   Aug-28-11 07:10 AM   #4 
  - Not even a thunder storm in NY yet. Mild rain and no wind to speak of..  robcon   Aug-28-11 07:09 AM   #3 
  - maybe in your part of NY  OnTheOtherHand   Aug-28-11 07:20 AM   #5 
  - The eye is now 40 miles SSW of NYC (as of 8 am EDT)  DinahMoeHum   Aug-28-11 07:32 AM   #6 
  - Try not to be so bored  BeyondGeography   Aug-28-11 07:55 AM   #7 
  - Old Chinese Curse  malletgirl02   Aug-28-11 08:00 AM   #8 
  - This post has failed to impress.....  Arkansas Granny   Aug-28-11 08:03 AM   #9 
  - Ironic  Joe the Revelator   Aug-28-11 08:33 AM   #17 
  - Sorry she didn't live up to your expectations. Unrec. nt  TBF   Aug-28-11 08:04 AM   #10 
  - Thats a strange reaction....  Joe the Revelator   Aug-28-11 08:32 AM   #16 
     - As is your OP ...  TBF   Aug-28-11 09:28 AM   #45 
        - feel free to tell me how comparing two storms and the lack of wind in a tropical storm is "strange"  Joe the Revelator   Aug-28-11 09:30 AM   #49 
  - So nice.  sfpcjock   Aug-28-11 08:08 AM   #11 
  - Isabel was much worse by comparison.  DCBob   Aug-28-11 08:09 AM   #12 
  - Be grateful. n/t  WhiteTara   Aug-28-11 08:12 AM   #13 
  - I find it bizarre that you're getting unrecs and snark on this.  Brickbat   Aug-28-11 08:13 AM   #14 
  - Yeah, I don't really get it.  Joe the Revelator   Aug-28-11 08:33 AM   #18 
  - I'm sure the people who lost loved ones  cordelia   Aug-28-11 08:28 AM   #15 
  - 10 people out of millions effected is not bad for a Hurricane...  Joe the Revelator   Aug-28-11 08:36 AM   #20 
  - self-delete. erroneous assessment.  Sal Minella   Aug-28-11 08:37 AM   #22 
  - Those of us who have endured some bad hurricanes in Fl  watercolors   Aug-28-11 08:35 AM   #19 
  - I've endured more then my fair share of damaging storms.....this one was over hyped to the...  Joe the Revelator   Aug-28-11 08:37 AM   #21 
  - thank your lucky stars... damn... Did you want major catastrophe?  hlthe2b   Aug-28-11 08:42 AM   #23 
  - How did you get that from my OP? I compared to recent storms as commentary on media hype.  Joe the Revelator   Aug-28-11 08:43 AM   #25 
  - They're trying to spin your post into something it wasn't.  godai   Aug-28-11 08:56 AM   #30 
     - The evacuations were insane. I live in the same section of the city I was in during Isabel...  Joe the Revelator   Aug-28-11 09:03 AM   #35 
  - Also, I see that you are in Denver.....why don't you not judge people going through something that  Joe the Revelator   Aug-28-11 08:49 AM   #28 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-28-11 08:43 AM   #24 
  - That's silly......Let's take a day off mentioning cars for the 50 people who died across the country  Joe the Revelator   Aug-28-11 08:44 AM   #26 
     - Yes but you see  geomon666   Aug-28-11 08:47 AM   #27 
        - You don't get it....the correct analogy would be:  Joe the Revelator   Aug-28-11 08:50 AM   #29 
           - Well if I were to say that  geomon666   Aug-28-11 08:59 AM   #31 
              - 1st of all, you would not be an "insenstive asshole" if you were to say that unless  Joe the Revelator   Aug-28-11 09:05 AM   #36 
                 - I never thought you were in NYC  geomon666   Aug-28-11 09:18 AM   #43 
  - I get what you're saying. The media obsession and over-hype created an additional danger -  lynne   Aug-28-11 09:00 AM   #32 
  - +1000  Logical   Aug-28-11 09:03 AM   #34 
  - It's never good for the media to exaggerate a situation. = agree  lunasun   Aug-28-11 09:07 AM   #37 
  - Unrec for smug douchebaggery.  distantearlywarning   Aug-28-11 09:09 AM   #38 
  - Please point out my 'smug douchebaggery" because after re-reading my OP...  Joe the Revelator   Aug-28-11 09:10 AM   #39 
  - No, you probably wouldn't.  distantearlywarning   Aug-28-11 09:12 AM   #40 
  - Actually, how's this for "smug douchebaggery"? I see you live in Pittsburg....lots of hurricanes...  Joe the Revelator   Aug-28-11 09:12 AM   #41 
     - I'm not going to "snark"  Maine-ah   Aug-28-11 09:18 AM   #42 
     - LOL. Somebody has their panties in a wad.  distantearlywarning   Aug-28-11 09:22 AM   #44 
  - shhhh, don't tell the media  spanone   Aug-28-11 09:30 AM   #48 
  - Locking...  rasputin1952   Aug-28-11 09:31 AM   #50 

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